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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Artist Spotlight #biarte – Gustavo Vega

One of the most creative figures of visual poetry. Gustavo Vega is without a doubt, one of the most outstanding representatives of the creative technique...

Guide for Surviving Office Work During Summer.

Summer Office Survival Guide. Our Ghost Writer has already set us up with how to acquire a job in Barcelona (Link), so let's stick with...
El bien y el mal cataros

Why was the dualism of Good and Evil of the Cathars threatening the Roman...

The dualism of good and evil. Catharism was one of several religious movements that emerged during the Middle Ages becoming deeply rooted in Occitania and...
univers

Summer Solstice

Best time to get honey From time immemorial, after winter the snow disappear and warmth covers the foliage with green shoots and garlands the earth...
cocaine and drugs

Do you know how the drug business works in Barcelona?

Welcome to the Monkey House! An underground report of the street drugs in Barcelona. All of us who live in Barcelona know that there are a...
Pickpockets in Barcelona

Important Tips How to Avoid and Outsmart Pickpockets in Barcelona

Barcelona is the pickpocket capital of the World. Generally speaking, Barcelona is a safe city to visit, but unfortunately it is the pickpocket capital of...
sunset in barcelona

How I managed to get my Foreigner’s Identity Number (NIE) in Barcelona

The NIE (Número de Identidad de Extranjero) is a tax identification number in Spain for everyone who is not a Spanish citizen. It is...
barcelona is not catalonia

The Satirical Tabarnia Movement is Reflecting a Democracy in Crisis

An ironic introduction of Tabarnia “What is Tabarnia?” – is the question that most people have asked themselves after last month’s Twitterstorm. The word ‘Tabarnia’...

The Yellow Ribbon is a Polemic Symbol in Catalonia and South Korea

Did you know that yellow ribbon is a symbol of division and unity both in Catalonia and South Korea? The yellow ribbon is used for...
tio de nadal

The Forgotten History of the Catalan ‘Santa Claus’

The real origins and history of the Catalan equivalent of Santa Claus is one of Barcelona's best kept secrets. (reader discretion is advised) As a Finnish...